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  • A tribute on the move

    IndyCar driver Marco Andretti, driving Justin Wilson's No. 25 car, leads a motorcade in honor of Wilson over the Golden Gate Bridge, Thursday, in Sausalito, Calif. Wilson, of England, died Aug. 24 from injuries sustained at Pocono Raceway. The motorcade of IndyCars and safety vehicles were also delivering the Astor Cup trophy to Sonoma Raceway, the site of this weekend's championship-deciding Grand Prix of Sonoma. (AP/Eric Risberg)

  • Revamped Liverpool making case for the defence

    Liverpool are a long way from the free-scoring side who almost won the Premier League two seasons ago, but their new-look defence is providing plenty of encouragement for boss Brendan Rodgers ahead of Saturday's clash with West Ham.

  • Benitez seeks first Madrid win on Bernabeu bow

    Real Madrid will be looking to put a disappointing start to Rafael Benitez's reign in charge behind them when Real Betis visit the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday.

  • Soccer friday: Portsmouth rejects Perrin working wonders with China

    Marseille against Monaco and Portsmouth versus Southampton are among the fierce derby games that Alain Perrin has experienced firsthand, but next Thursday, his coaching journey will take him to a whole new level when his China side hosts Hong Kong in an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) 2018 World Cup qualifier.

  • Athletics: Bolt beats Gatlin for fourth world 200m gold

    Jamaica's Usain Bolt easily outstripped American rival Justin Gatlin to claim his fourth consecutive world 200m title on Thursday and complete a rousing sprint double in Beijing.

  • Federer, Sharapova to defend Brisbane titles

    Seventeen-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and five-time major-winner Maria Sharapova will defend their Brisbane International titles in the lead-up to the Australian Open in January, organisers said Thursday.

  • China's Dalian Wanda buys Ironman triathlon brand for $650M

    Chinese property and cinema giant Dalian Wanda Group said Thursday that it is buying the company that owns the Ironman triathlon brand and race series as it forecasts explosive demand in China for the sport.

  • Athletics: Bolt targets fourth consecutive 200m title

    Sprint king Usain Bolt will lock horns once again with arch-rival Justin Gatlin in his bid to win a fourth consecutive world 200m title on Thursday.

  • Riding the wave

    Riding the wave: Brazil's Gabriel Medina competes in the 2015 Billabong Pro Tahiti, World Surf league tour n°3, along the Teahupo'o coast, western of the French polynesia island of Tahiti, on Tuesday. (AFP/Gregory Boissy)

  • Japan plans large drills to avert cyber-attacks on 2020 Games

    To counter cyber-attacks against the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry will begin in fiscal 2016 to implement large-scale practical drills with virtually constructed systems, including a mock version of the event's official site, ticket sales portals and others.

  • Mo Farah stumbles twice, advances to 5,000 final at worlds

    Mo Farah stumbled once, then again, and still qualified easily for the 5,000-meter final at world championships.

  • Athletics: Bolt, Gatlin cruise into 200m semi-finals

    Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin cruised into the semi-finals of the men's 200m at the world championships in Beijing on Tuesday.

  • IOC wants Japan's main stadium ready by January 2020

    A top International Olympic Committee official has urged Japan to speed up the troubled construction of Tokyo's new national stadium for delivery by January 2020.

  • IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dead

    English driver Justin Wilson was declared dead on Monday after suffering a severe head injury during an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania, plunging the sport into mourning and triggering calls for a review of safety measures.

  • Radwanska cruises to win in Connecticut Open

    Agnieszka Radwanska breezed into the second round of the Connecticut Open with a 6-0, 6-2 victory over American CoCo Vandeweghe on Monday at Connecticut Tennis Center.

  • Defending champ Rosol wins Winston-Salem opener

    Defending champion Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic opened with a 6-4, 7-6 (4) victory Monday over Latvia's Ernests Gulbis in the first round of the Winston-Salem Open.

  • Putting it briefly: Wins for Chairos Tigers, Metro Indians

    Game Sunday in the TATA Motors JCA League saw a mixed bag of performances with some outstanding all-round displays by teams in clinching victories, along with some listless performances by others in conceding defeat.

  • Lydia Ko wins Canadian Pacific Women's Open

    Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women's Open for the third time and first as a professional Sunday, beating Stacy Lewis with a par on the first hole of a playoff.

  • I am the fastest

    Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates winning the final of the men's 100 metres athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing on August 23, 2015 (Pedro Ugarte/AFP Photo)

  • Appeal Terry red card 'waste of time', says Mourinho

    Manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea should contest captain John Terry’s red card from the 3-2 win at West Brom but admits an appeal would probably be "a waste of time".